Smoke at Your Own Risk

Pot enthusiasts gathering on Boston Common for the annual “Freedom Rally,” a two-day event dedicated to spreading awareness about the benefits of legalizing marijuana, will be subject to stiff fines now that the city has officially enacted a “no smoking” ban in public parks.

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The Patrick Problem

Nobody on the Democratic ticket wants to criticize Deval—which is playing right into Charlie Baker’s hands.


The $7 Billion Destroyer

Being built in Bath, Maine, and programmed by the Waltham-based Raytheon, the newly christened Zumwalt is the world’s most expensive killing machine afloat.


The Home of FOMO

The madness over our Fear of Missing Out began just across the Charles River, exactly a decade ago.


Fanatic Proposals

Here’s how to knock your loved one’s sox off, and how much it’ll set you back.


Hail, Boston

As Uber digs ever deeper into taxi territory, Boston’s simmering livery war comes to a boil.

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